The Community Engagement Officer will be responsible for managing the NAS Community Engagement plan and will provide leadership and direction in reviewing and developing new approaches to involve the community in NAS models of service delivery.

The Community Engagement Officer shall co-ordinate on behalf of NAS the roll-out of the National Programme of Community First-Response Schemes. The main purpose of the post is the strategic development of a National Programme for Community First-Response Schemes. The development of this programme is a key goal of NAS and will include implementation and operation of corporate goals.
Location of Post:

There are currently three permanent, whole-time vacancies available in the following areas:

• National Ambulance Service, North Leinster
• National Ambulance Services South
• National Ambulance Service West

As the posts have a national focus the post holder shall be required to attend at various sites through the HSE & NAS, including regional headquarters and can also attend at a location under the control of the assigned Area Operations Manager/ Chief Ambulance Officer.

A panel may be formed as a result of this campaign for posts within Community Engagement, National Ambulance Service from which current and future, permanent and specified purpose vacancies of full or part-time duration may be filled.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have, on the latest date for receiving applications for the office:

(a) Emergency First Responder (EFR) Instructor Course awarded by Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) or equivalent.

(b) Minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience in an Ambulance position or Healthcare position or a Community Development role.

(c) Possess sufficient administrative capacity to discharge the function of the grade.


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